University Of Greenwich International Business

By | 9th June 2017

University Of Greenwich International Business

International Business, BA Hons

“What interests me more about this subject is that we got a grasp about how business is around us, including international business and how to make strategies for companies, how to eliminate poverty and help people through a subject like microfinance.”

Nancy Zaki
International Business, BA Hons

  • Want to negotiate business deals? Keen to work in global markets?
  • Gain an international outlook while studying abroad and understand how cultural differences affect business.
  • Our degree allows you to develop specialist knowledge and professional skills by choosing a pathway in: Economics, Law, Tourism, Applied Management or Global Marketing.

Overview

This degree will prepare you for a career in international business and management. You will learn to approach business with a global outlook and to understand how cultural differences affect business operations.

Designed with industry experts, the programme offers extensive practical coverage of international business issues. This will enable you to gain an understanding of organisations, their management and the changing external environment in which they operate.

You will study courses on international business management and strategy, internationalisation, trade and markets, and emerging economies.

If you are an international student, you can start your studies in September or January (year one entry only and will be studying over the summer).

Outcomes

The aims of this degree are:

  • To prepare for and develop a career in business and management
  • To enhance lifelong learning skills and personal development.

University Of Greenwich International Business

Employability

You will have the option to undertake a work placement in your third year, providing insight and practical skills which employers seek in graduates. Previous students have secured placements at Bloomberg, Nissan, Warner Music and Sandals Resort International.

You will connect with employers through our dedicated Business School Employability Team who focus on developing your employment skills. They also provide you with CV support and will invite you to employment fairs to network with employers and recruiters from industries. The team was shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards.

We are actively improving job prospects for graduates through the support we provide. According to survey findings, 93 per cent of 2014/15 Greenwich graduates looking for work were already in jobs or further study by January 2016.

Experience abroad

You can participate in the Erasmus+ international exchange programme. This will help improve your language skills and give you experience of living and working in another country. The Erasmus+ Scheme provides a grant towards the cost of studying abroad for a year.

Extracurricular activities

Our Greenwich Employability Passport scheme recognises and rewards your participation in additional activities such as part-time work, volunteering, student societies or industry guest lectures.

We will encourage you to join societies such as Trading and Investment and take part in student competitions like the UK Trading Challenge. We are proud that our team of first year Greenwich students won the competition, beating teams from many other universities.

University Of Greenwich International Business

The Economics and Business Society provides an additional forum for students to meet and discuss current trends with faculty and guest speakers.

Business start-up

You will be encouraged to enter the university’s Enterprise Challenge which rewards student entrepreneurship and innovation. Previous winners received a prize of £5,000 for their idea of developing an enterprise and study hub.

We encourage our graduates with credible business ideas to develop their business under academic supervision. International students who wish to develop their business in the UK after graduation may be able to apply for a visa Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) scheme, subject to eligibility and availability.

Attendance

In additional to the standard September start, international students may also begin this programme in January. If you choose a January start, you will study over the summer months in order to begin your second year in September.

Ranking

Greenwich is one of the top two most globally diverse universities in the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand, by Hotcourses Diversity Index.

We have also been named as one of the “most international” universities on the planet by Times Higher Education magazine.

Degree re-structure

This degree is currently being restructured in collaboration with employers, professional bodies and student feedback. This ensures we develop degrees that are aligned with latest industry trends and gives you the opportunity for subject specialisms. (This is standard UK practice across institutions).

The degree structure and courses listed will be updated once these are confirmed.